marketing tips, Uncategorized

Publishing trends, predictions & forecasts for 2020

Check out the publishing trends by following the link below and how they stack p against your book sales.

via Publishing trends, predictions & forecasts for 2020

#WritingTips, author interviews, podcasting

Inspirational Journeys Presents: Special Guest Interview with Claire O’Sullivan


Aspiring Author Claire O’Sullivan!
I’m proud to announce the following guest for your listening pleasure.
Please be sure to read onward after the following message to learn how you can be my guest here on INSPIRATIONAL JOURNEYS.
Thanks for listening and do write to let me and my guest know what you thought of this presentation.

Claire O’Sullivan
Friday, May 24, 2019



Claire O’Sullivan is a retired nurse practitioner, mom, grandmother, and aspiring Christian romantic thriller author. She lives with her husband in Southern Oregon, where she loves to play in her flower garden and help her husband with tasks around the house, when she’s not writing. Her latest book entitled How to Steal a Romance, has been submitted to the Steve Laube Christian agency for publication.

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If you’re trying to get traditionally published and you need help pitching your book(s) to agents and editors, visit the following link:


As authors, creative artists and entrepreneurs, we often find it hard to stand out above the constant chatter on the internet. If that sounds like you, I’d like to help you boost the visibility of your brand. My name is Ann Harrison-Barnes and I run a podcast called Inspirational Journeys. On my podcast I post solo episodes of value to my listeners, led by the Holy Spirit. I also talk to authors, creative artists and entrepreneurs who want to share their inspirational journeys with the world. If you’re interested in being a guest on my show, please send an email to or fill out the form found at:
Please be sure to leave Inspirational Journeys in the subject line of your email or in your comment on my contact form so that I can send you my interview framework.
If you’re launching a book, please let me know and I’ll send you my featured book questionnaire. I ask that you do this, so I can feature your book in the show notes blog post associated with the podcast
Thanks for listening to Inspirational Journeys and have a Blessed Day.

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self-publishing Versus Traditional Publishing

If you want to compare the differences between self-publishing and Traditional publishing, here’s a post that will give you the pros and cons of both.
6 Reasons Self-Publishing Beats Traditional Houses and Agents – Guest Blog by John Grabowski

#WritingTips, publishing, Uncategorized

Editors and Beta Readers – Vital for Independent Authors

As Indie authors, we must do all we can to make our books stand out above the crowd. Here are a couple of tips you need to take into consideration if you plan to self-publish your book, instead of finding an agent and working with a traditional publisher.

via Editors and Beta Readers – Vital for Independent Authors